Family Matters

Inexpensive Activities To Do With Your Kids This Fall

October 1, 2021
  1. Visit a pumpkin patch and carve a pumpkin! Have younger kids? Have them paint the pumpkin instead.
  2. Roast pumpkin seeds.
  3. Make a pressed leaf journal.
  4. Craft a cozy no-sew blanket together (click here for a step by step instruction sheet).
  5. Take them apple picking. Check out this  list of Wisconsin apple picking orchards.
  6. Do some baking! Not wanting to do the classic pumpkin or apple pie? Decorate some fall shape cookies instead. Click here for some fall cookie cutters.
  7. Have a (PG) Halloween movie night. Click here for a list of kid friendly Halloween movies!
  8. Make a pinecone bird feeder.
  9. Have an apple cider “tea” party.
  10. Thanksgiving arts and craft.
    • Grab some craft paper and make some homemade Thanksgiving cards for your loved ones to give them during the holiday season
    • Make a thankful hand turkey by having them list what they are thankful for on the fingers.
  11. Camping – indoors! Grab some flashlights and build a tent out of couch cushions and sheets. Roast marshmallows in the microwave and sip on hot chocolate or cider while you watch a family friendly movie.
  12. Fall scavenger hunt! Create a fall scavenger hunt sheet with items that the kids need to look for on the walk. Below you’ll find a print out to get you started!

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